There are certain things in life which just flows in down the family background. The story of actor Kiefer Sutherland reveals that certain talents as acting can flow down one’s roots. Most importantly is to determine your talent and work your way up using it. Acting suits him, and he has demonstrated this. The moment he identified his talent he grabbed and ran with it. While we are figuring out the net worth of Kiefer Sutherland in 2018, we will peep into other aspects of his acting career.
Early Life & Biography
Kiefer William Fredrick Demsey George Rufus Sutherland was born on 1966 December the 21st in London, England UK. He is a son to actors Donald Sutherland and Shirley Douglas. Mr. Sutherland has a twin sister called Rachel.
In 1968, shortly after Sutherland was born, the family moved to Corona, California. There, his parents divorced in 1970, and 5 years later, Sutherland moved to Toronto, Ontario with his mother. He went to Crescent Town Elementary School, then to St. Clair Junior High, currently called Gordon A. Brown Middle School and then to John G. Althouse Middle School.
Likewise, he attended various high schools such as St. Andrew’s College, Harbord Collegiate Institute, Silverthorn Collegiate Institute, Annex Village Campus, Malvern Collegiate Institute, and Martingrove Collegiate Institute. Sutherland attended Sir Frederick Banting Secondary School too.
From his first marriage with Camelia Kath, a widow to Terry Kath a Chicago singer and guitarist, Mr. Sutherland got a daughter, named her Sarah Sutherland. Today Sarah Sutherland appears on Veep, a TV series, and is also an actress.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Kerifers first film role was in 1983 where he participated in the comedy-drama, Max Dugan Returns. His first ever major role though came the following year in The Bay Boy, a Canadian drama. This earned him and his director, a Genie Award nomination for the best actor. His director was nominated for the best director. After this epic success, he moved to Los Angeles where he landed various appearances on television. He appeared in 1985’s Amazing Stories and Trapped in Silence with Marsha Mason n 1986.
In 1992, he starred alongside Forest Whitaker and Ray Liotta in Article 99 and also A Few Good Men, a military drama in which Tom Cruise and Jack Nicholson also starred in 1992. In 1994, he starred in The Vanish, the American version, alongside Nancy Travis and Jeff Bridges. This was a 20th Century Fox film. He co-starred Dark City in 1998, together with Rufus Sewell and William Hurt.
You can remember him well when starring the Fox drama series 24 in 2001 as Jack Bauer. This earned him a Golden Globe as the Best Actor for drama series. In Phone Booth, he is seen at the telephone booth, making a threatening call of killing his receiver suppose they hang up.
Throughout his acting career, Keifer Sutherland has been receiving an award after the other. Examples include, Golden Globes, Primetime Emmy Awards, Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA, Aftonbladet TV Prize, Sweden, Behind the Voice Actors Awards, Bodil Awards, CableACE Awards, Critics Choice Television Awards, MTV Movie + TV Awards, Screen Actors Guild Awards, and much, much more.
Net Worth & Earnings
The 52 years old actor, cum director cum producer has a net worth of $80 million. During the three seasons alone of the infamous Season 24, he received a staggering $40 million. Besides this, Mr. Keifer Sutherland is actively involved in business ventures. He alongside Jude Cole are co-owners of an independent record label known as Ironworks. Finally, the actor is actively involved in philanthropy work. He is a member of Artist Against Racism (AAR) which is a Canadian charitable organization.
In a nutshell, you can see that nothing comes easy. Keifer has seen it all not only on the acting arena but also even in his marriage and business arena. However, he keeps growing every day and becoming better than yesterday. That is the spirit of anyone aspiring to prosper in whatever field. You should remain focused despite your tribulations.